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Volume473,972 shs
Average Volume697,822 shs
Market Capitalization$16.80 billion
P/E Ratio52.82
Dividend Yield2.80%
Beta0.66

Competitors

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) Vs. EQR, AVB, ESS, SUI, UDR, and ELS

Should you be buying MAA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "residential reits" are considered alternatives and competitors to Mid-America Apartment Communities, including Equity Residential (EQR), AvalonBay Communities (AVB), Essex Property Trust (ESS), Sun Communities (SUI), UDR (UDR), and Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS).

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) and Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

Equity Residential pays an annual dividend of $2.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Equity Residential pays out 69.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Equity Residential has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Mid-America Apartment Communities has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Equity Residential is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Equity Residential$2.70 billion9.89$970.38 million$3.4920.54
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42

Equity Residential has higher revenue and earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. Equity Residential is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Equity Residential has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Equity Residential310502.11
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50

Equity Residential currently has a consensus target price of $65.4375, suggesting a potential downside of 8.72%. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. Given Mid-America Apartment Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mid-America Apartment Communities is more favorable than Equity Residential.

Profitability

This table compares Equity Residential and Mid-America Apartment Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Equity Residential35.97%8.89%4.56%
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.6% of Equity Residential shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Equity Residential shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equity Residential beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and AvalonBay Communities (NYSE:AVB) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. AvalonBay Communities pays an annual dividend of $6.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AvalonBay Communities pays out 68.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AvalonBay Communities has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. AvalonBay Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and AvalonBay Communities' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42
AvalonBay Communities$2.32 billion11.16$785.97 million$9.3419.91

AvalonBay Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. AvalonBay Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AvalonBay Communities has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mid-America Apartment Communities and AvalonBay Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
AvalonBay Communities27402.15

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. AvalonBay Communities has a consensus target price of $178.0667, suggesting a potential downside of 4.23%. Given AvalonBay Communities' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AvalonBay Communities is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and AvalonBay Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
AvalonBay Communities27.97%6.02%3.38%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.0% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of AvalonBay Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

AvalonBay Communities beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Essex Property Trust (NYSE:ESS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Essex Property Trust pays an annual dividend of $8.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Essex Property Trust pays out 62.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Essex Property Trust has raised its dividend for 27 consecutive years. Essex Property Trust is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42
Essex Property Trust$1.46 billion12.61$439.29 million$13.3821.18

Essex Property Trust has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Mid-America Apartment Communities. Essex Property Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Essex Property Trust has a beta of 0.79, suggesting that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
Essex Property Trust141002.60

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. Essex Property Trust has a consensus target price of $277.0667, suggesting a potential downside of 2.21%. Given Essex Property Trust's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Essex Property Trust is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Essex Property Trust's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
Essex Property Trust39.89%9.46%4.57%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.4% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Essex Property Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Essex Property Trust beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 15 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Sun Communities (NYSE:SUI) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Sun Communities pays an annual dividend of $3.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sun Communities pays out 67.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Sun Communities has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42
Sun Communities$1.26 billion13.00$177.38 million$4.9231.04

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Sun Communities. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sun Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Communities has a beta of 0.53, suggesting that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
Sun Communities02602.75

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. Sun Communities has a consensus target price of $156.8333, suggesting a potential upside of 2.68%. Given Sun Communities' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sun Communities is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Sun Communities' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
Sun Communities11.76%4.26%2.16%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Sun Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of Sun Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Mid-America Apartment Communities beats Sun Communities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and UDR (NYSE:UDR) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. UDR pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. UDR pays out 69.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and UDR has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years. UDR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and UDR's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42
UDR$1.15 billion11.35$184.96 million$2.0821.18

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than UDR. UDR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mid-America Apartment Communities, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UDR has a beta of 0.77, suggesting that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mid-America Apartment Communities and UDR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
UDR13702.55

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. UDR has a consensus target price of $43.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 1.58%. Given UDR's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe UDR is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and UDR's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
UDR10.91%4.83%1.69%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.4% of UDR shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of UDR shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

UDR beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mid-America Apartment Communities (NYSE:MAA) and Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Mid-America Apartment Communities pays an annual dividend of $4.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays an annual dividend of $1.45 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Mid-America Apartment Communities pays out 62.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equity LifeStyle Properties pays out 69.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Mid-America Apartment Communities has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Equity LifeStyle Properties has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Mid-America Apartment Communities is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity LifeStyle Properties' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mid-America Apartment Communities$1.64 billion10.24$353.81 million$6.5522.42
Equity LifeStyle Properties$1.04 billion11.44$279.14 million$2.0931.15

Mid-America Apartment Communities has higher revenue and earnings than Equity LifeStyle Properties. Mid-America Apartment Communities is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Equity LifeStyle Properties, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Mid-America Apartment Communities has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equity LifeStyle Properties has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity LifeStyle Properties, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mid-America Apartment Communities04402.50
Equity LifeStyle Properties04402.50

Mid-America Apartment Communities currently has a consensus target price of $134.3636, suggesting a potential downside of 8.50%. Equity LifeStyle Properties has a consensus target price of $67.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.92%. Given Equity LifeStyle Properties' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Equity LifeStyle Properties is more favorable than Mid-America Apartment Communities.

Profitability

This table compares Mid-America Apartment Communities and Equity LifeStyle Properties' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mid-America Apartment Communities19.22%5.63%3.13%
Equity LifeStyle Properties20.27%16.66%5.18%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

91.4% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Mid-America Apartment Communities shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.9% of Equity LifeStyle Properties shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Equity LifeStyle Properties beats Mid-America Apartment Communities on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Mid-America Apartment Communities Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Equity Residential logo
EQR
Equity Residential
1.4$71.69+0.1%$26.72 billion$2.70 billion28.22
AvalonBay Communities logo
AVB
AvalonBay Communities
1.7$185.94+0.2%$25.94 billion$2.32 billion39.99
Essex Property Trust logo
ESS
Essex Property Trust
2.1$283.33+0.6%$18.42 billion$1.46 billion31.03Analyst Upgrade
Sun Communities logo
SUI
Sun Communities
1.9$152.74+0.4%$16.44 billion$1.26 billion96.67Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
UDR logo
UDR
UDR
2.0$44.06+0.2%$13.08 billion$1.15 billion100.14Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Equity LifeStyle Properties logo
ELS
Equity LifeStyle Properties
1.8$65.10+0.4%$11.87 billion$1.04 billion54.25
Camden Property Trust logo
CPT
Camden Property Trust
1.9$112.33+0.6%$11.22 billion$1.03 billion59.12
American Campus Communities logo
ACC
American Campus Communities
1.7$43.32+0.3%$5.96 billion$943.04 million84.94News Coverage
Apartment Investment and Management logo
AIV
Apartment Investment and Management
2.4$6.23+0.2%$929.57 million$914.29 million4.88
UMH Properties logo
UMH
UMH Properties
1.7$19.37+1.7%$820.73 million$146.59 million-16.42Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 4/10/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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